Presentations

Connecting the Dots: Moving Harvard to the Cloud, Enterprise Architecture, and ITCRB Update Wednesday, December 7, 2016:

Moving Harvard to the Cloud

At the most recent Connecting the Dots event, Jason Snyder, Chief Technology Officer, and Erica Bradshaw, Director of Enterprise Engineering, shared the new vision and plan with representatives from HUIT and the larger Harvard Community.

In response to a changing landscape, increasing financial pressures, and the need for better DR, the Cloud Program now has the goal to make it easy for the Harvard Community to realize the transformative benefits of the Cloud through enabling adoption and providing common services that are secure,… Read more about Connecting the Dots: Moving Harvard to the Cloud, Enterprise Architecture, and ITCRB Update

The Football Players Health Study (FPHS) at Harvard – Informatics Platform, at Harvard IT Summit, Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The FPHS is a long running research study including many different research protocols. The study includes former NFL football players as the key subjects. In this presentation, we will describe the scope of research, the variety of data collection methods, and the security controls being put in place in our partnership with the HMS IT team. More information about the study as a whole can be found athttps://footballplayershealth.harvard.edu/.

Rubrics and Peer-Review in Canvas: Examples from FAS and HKS, at Harvard IT Summit, Thursday, June 2, 2016

The University-wide adoption of Canvas at Harvard has enabled pedagogical innovations spanning schools and a variety of educational settings. This presentation will describe how two advanced features, rubrics and peer-review, have been used in residential courses in FAS and HKS, as well as in an online continuing education course offered through the Center for International Development at HKS. Findings and lessons learned will be discussed.

Web Accessibility: What You Need to Know and Why, at Harvard IT Summit, Thursday, June 2, 2016

Those of us who are responsible for digital content know about the importance of making websites and applications equally accessible to people with and without disabilities. For many of us, the question is: How can this be achieved? This session will provide an overview about why accessibility is important and where you can find information that you can leverage.

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